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New Home Office API on gay asylum claims: not fit for purpose

New Home Office API on gay asylum claims: not fit for purpose

The new Asylum Policy Instruction on Sexual Orientation Issues in the Asylum Claim, published last Wednesday, marks an unwelcome retrograde step for the Home Office, which still continues to apply the ‘voluntary discretion test’ to gay asylum claims, even though ...

S Chelvan

Chelvan is a barrister at No5 Barristers Chambers, based in London. He has an international reputation as an activist/academic/advocate relating to protection and human rights claims based on sexual or gender identity or expression, in “Europe and beyond” (UNHCR Ireland, December 2017).

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